• Reviews
    Hallowe’en Horror Review – Hammer’s Phantom of the Opera

    By Michal Bajer Nightmares. Paranoia. Vampires. Phantoms. Presenting the Hammer Horror Collection.     The technicolor drips of blood seeping onto the crypt of Dracula was a diabolically grand way to introduce the world to a new breed of Gothic Horror at the cinema.     The masterminds who would spawn castles, nightmares and demons […]

  • Reviews
    Album Review: The People The Poet – The Narrator

    Review by Jordan Mooney. It’s fairly likely that very few of you will have heard of the band subject to my writing today. But you may well know them by their previous name. The People The Poet, originally known as Tiger Please, are one of those bands who humble themselves on the considerable talent they […]

  • General
    Whitby Goth Weekend Dates for 2014

    Cat on the Wall’s firm favourite in terms of annual music/subculture events has requested we announce to you all the 2014 dates for Whitby Gothic Weekend. 2014 is to be the 20th anniversary of the UK’s most eminent Goth festival and promises to be one of the finest years to the standards one would expect […]

  • Interviews
    Interview with Purpleman

    By Jordan Mooney. York has always been one of my favourite cities in the world. It is a place where oddity is an accepted part of life, and while the more cynical of us could claim it is purely for tourist value…there is something beautifully odd about the place. Odd buildings, odd museums, odd attractions, […]